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, the ultimate result of the opposite of free cities.  john: we are back wth your questions or comments from my guess. congressman vin jordan. york city commissioner of human resources and author of after the welfare state. so first from facebook. dave hamilton asks god could a collapse of the welfare state ever be peaceful? i don't see a collapse happening with of chaos. >> i think absolutely. this gigantic lumbering staggering welfare state. the 1990's, they ask some hard questions. this was not affordable. they manage to touch from their welfare state very dramatically. most other countries in europe. more free labor markets. canada has and a good job in this. they went directly to the voters this is the reality that we face even further to go. the cuts are much deeper than most politicians are willing to address, but they can be made if you have an adult conversation about it. it is about arithmetic, not fantasy all wishes. >> a question for the congressman. how did you imagine that we can overcome the bipartisan issues? controversial issues such as welfare reform. >> well, look. that's
announcer ] get more access with the citi card. [ crowd cheering, mouse clicks ] >> political parties spend millions trying to persuade you to vote for their candidate, but there's more to it than just convincing you. first they obsess about whether you are worth convincing. >> the whole art of politics in presidential blocks particularly is to target those people who are with you at the beginning d leave them alone until you need to get them to vote. target those who are going to be against you and don't stir them up, and focus everything you can on those who are persuadable. >> that may be 10% of the people, 20%? >> yeah. used to be 20%. this year particularly it's down to 10%. the art of finding that 10% is key to all this. >> no one did that better than karl rove. he pioneered what he called microtargeting. that was credited with winning the 2004 election. he compiled reams ofnformation about people. >> if they own a gun, what magazines they read, what car they own. >> we had a microtargeted voter file in which we had up 225 pieces of household level information about them. we knew what
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